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Jimmy Tamborello, dublab, Carlos Niño Invade Rhino Popup Store

The dublab crew and friends (namely, Carlos Niño and Jimmy Tamborello), will ring in December with an evening of music at online retailer Rhino’s Popup store. As one would expect …

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Mark Rae Back in ’08 with YesKing Album

A veteran of the ’90s trip-hop scene, Manchester-based Mark Rae’s previous work in the duo Rae & Christian meshed rich soul vocals with polished hip-hop and downtempo beats. The duo’s …

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Loading: Ultimate Mortal Kombat, GTA IV Art Unveiled

Musings: Ultimate Mortal Kombat (Nintendo DS) You know, there was a point when my life consisted of only three things: 1. Working at a Chinese restaurant that masqueraded as a …

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Softlightes Save the Planet

Modular Records’ resident indie-rockers Softlightes don’t stop at playing all-ages parties and releasing killer dance records. For this holiday season, the Los Angeles-based band is assuming the role of do-gooder …

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Singles Update: Shit Robot, Martini Bros., Growing

Martini Bros. “From Buleaux” Pokerflat You can hate on minimal and deep-house all you want, but you’d be depriving yourself of the bliss that is Martini Bros.’ latest 12″, “From …

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New York's Dancetracks Closes Its Doors

A sad day for that antiquated concept known as the record store. New York’s Dancetracks–the Lower East Side record retailer that has been something of a legend in the dance …

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Trentemøller Participates in Levi's Charity

Anders Trenetmøller is filled with the spirit of giving. The Danish producer–who is having quite a good year, with the release of The Trentemølelr Chronicles on Poker Flat and numerous …

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Day Passes for Thrill Jockey Anniversary Party Available

We’re not sure why you’d only want to attend one day of Thrill Jockey’s upcoming 15-year birthday bash, but for all you cheapskates trying to save money for the holidays, …

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Black Lips to Embark on Gigantic Tour

You’d think only a certain type of person could handle a Black Lips show, but from the number of dates listed thus far for the Atlanta-based band’s upcoming U.S. tour, …

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Dub Trio Preps Ipecac Debut

There is absolutely nothing wrong with a band that sounds like a cross between The Melvins and King Tubby. Listen to Dub Trio’s third album, Another Sound Dying, and you’ll …

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Pon Di Wire: Beenie Man in Court, Reggae Grammys, Recommended Reggae Podcasts

The artist known as The Doctor and Ras Moses, and who takes the stage as Beenie Man (real name: Moses Davis), has had his share of personal ups and downs …

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Kidz in the Hall Strike Deal with Duck Down Records

Previously signed to Rawkus, who released their debut album School Was My Hustle, the Chicago-meets-New Jersey hip-hop duo Kidz in the Hall (or Naledge and Double-O, if you prefer their …

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Panther Gets New Drummer, Preps New Album for Kill Rock Stars

You may or may not be aware that Portland-based freak-out act Panther is comprised of more than the inimitable Charlie Salas-Humara and his spastic dance moves. Though a recent press …

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Mahjongg Return with K Records

Upon its release three years ago, Mahjongg’s Raydoncong EP garnered a slew of live shows for the band, as well as captivated K Records founder Calvin Johnson, who signed the …

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Mighty Crown Takes NYC World Clash Trophy

Japan’s Mighty Crown Sound System (pictured above) bested four international reggae sound systems to win its second World Clash trophy at an event being billed as the last such competition …

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Beach House Readies New Full-Length

It’s always nice to receive news from Baltimore that has nothing to do with Dan Deacon or warehouse parties. Just a little over a year after their self-titled debut was …

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Blood on the Wall Preps Third LP

It’s been nearly three years since one of Brooklyn’s most prized lo-fi noise-rock outfits, Blood on the Wall, released its acclaimed Awesomer. Now, with similar acts like Liars, Yeah Yeah …

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The Teenagers Prep XL Debut, Tour

Most people may know The Teenagers as the Paris-based trio that’s travelled with Justice and Crystal Castles and remixed for the likes of Simian Mobile Disco, Air, and New Young …

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